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Binghamton University Data & Information Overview

450 awards Ranking Badges
Great Price Value for Your Money
44% Acceptance Rate
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How Well Is Binghamton University Ranked?

#369 Best Colleges in Nation
#29 Best Colleges in NY
Accounting Highest Ranked Major

2024 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Binghamton University was awarded 450 badges in the 2024 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is accounting.

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Overall Quality

Binghamton University landed the #369 spot in College Factual's 2024 ranking of best overall colleges in the United States. The higher ed experts analyzed 2,217 colleges and universities across the nation to determine this ranking.

Binghamton University also holds the #29 spot on the Best Colleges in New York ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Binghamton University?

44% Acceptance Rate
43% Of Accepted Are Women
54% Submit SAT Scores

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at Binghamton University is a competitive 44%, so make sure you take your application seriously when putting it together. Even leaving out a minor detail could be a reason to move you to the rejection pile.

Average Test Scores

About 54% of students accepted to Binghamton University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 650 and 720. Math scores were between 660 and 750.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Binghamton University  ( 650 to 720 )

SAT Math Scores for Binghamton University  ( 660 to 750 )
Binghamton University received ACT scores from 13% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 30 and 33.

ACT Composite Scores for Binghamton University  ( 30 to 33 )

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Binghamton University Faculty

19 to 1 Student to Faculty
73% Full Time Teachers

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used as a measure to gauge how much access students will have to their professors - the lower the number, the better. At Binghamton University, this rate is 19 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Binghamton University is 73%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  73 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at Binghamton University

91% Freshmen Retention
72% On-Time Graduation Rate

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 91% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Binghamton University enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  91 out of 100

Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At Binghamton University the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 72%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  72 out of 100

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Binghamton University Undergraduate Student Diversity

13,889 Full-Time Undergraduates
35.9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
51.1% Percent Women

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 14,333 undergraduates at Binghamton University with 13,889 being full-time and 444 being part-time.

How Much Does Binghamton University Cost?

$20,703 Net Price
47% Take Out Loans
$29,168 Total Student Loans
The overall average net price of Binghamton University is $20,703. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Binghamton University

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$13,380 $16,323 $21,423 $22,259 $26,047

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Binghamton University, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Binghamton University, approximately 47% of students took out student loans averaging $7,292 a year. That adds up to $29,168 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Binghamton University is 1.9%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Binghamton University Graduates Make?

$72,980 Avg Salary of Grads
High Earnings Boost
The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Binghamton University make about $72,980 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is good news for future Binghamton University graduates since it is 72% more than the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year.


See which majors at Binghamton University make the most money.

Location of Binghamton University

New York State
13,889 Full-Time Undergraduates
Suburb Campus Setting
Binghamton University is a public institution located in Vestal, New York. Binghamton University is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

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Contact details for Binghamton University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 4400 Vestal Parkway East, Vestal, NY 13850-6000
Phone: 607-777-2000

Binghamton University Majors

70 Majors With Completions
4,004 Undergraduate Degrees
1,501 Graduate Degrees
During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 70 majors graduated from Binghamton University. Of these students, 4,004 received undergraduate degrees and 1,501 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
General Psychology 341 $30,317
Economics 337 $44,831
General Biology 319 $22,816
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 258 $20,852
Nursing 193 $69,111
Mathematics 178 $40,844
Accounting 173 $63,784
Human Development & Family Studies 169 $31,262
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 154 $31,885
Political Science & Government 145 $37,730

Learn more about the majors offered at Binghamton University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Binghamton University

9% Take At Least One Class Online
1% Take All Classes Online

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2020-2021, 1,691 students took at least one online class at Binghamton University. This is a decrease from the 16,275 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2020-2021 1,691 219
2019-2020 16,275 5,478
2018-2019 1,052 110
2017-2018 890 121
2016-2017 640 92

Learn more about online learning at Binghamton University.

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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